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Seattle University Updates Cleaning and Housing Plans in Response to COVID-19

Logan Gilbert, Investigative Editor

October 28, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic producing the highest daily cases in the U.S., it has become more important than ever to properly clean and sanitize the Seattle University campus. With the new changes to class structure and the guidelines from the King County Health Department, the university has updated its policies and invested in the health of t...

Seattle University Reacts to 22nd President Announcement

Myrea Mora, Nicole Golba, Anna Popp, Logan Gilbert

October 22, 2020

Ranging from topics involving health and safety, community engagement, political climate and most recently surrounding the Seattle University presidential search, a plethora of decisions have remained undecided entering the 2020-2021 academic year at Seattle University.  With the announcement of President Fr. Stephen V. Sundborg S.J.’s officia...

Students Share Thoughts on Upcoming Political Election

Ben Wiley, Author

October 22, 2020

With the upcoming election only a few weeks away, political clubs at Seattle University are employing various tactics to encourage members of the student body to vote in not just the national election, but also state and local ones. Seattle U sponsors various clubs that encourage political engagement on campus. The Political Science Club provides a ...

Seattle University Announces 22nd President

Seattle University Announces 22nd President

October 22, 2020

At 10 a.m. Thursday morning, Oct. 22, the Presidential Search Committee announced that Eduardo M. Peñalver will be the 22nd p...

Progress Continues on the Center for Science and Innovation Building

Progress Continues on the Center for Science and Innovation Building

October 22, 2020

Seattle University’s newest building has come a long way since students left in March due to COVID-19. The construction for ...

Capitol Hill is Boycotting Trader Joe’s

Capitol Hill is Boycotting Trader Joe’s

October 19, 2020

Protesters marched into Trader Joe’s in Capitol Hill on Oct. 2 following a corporate statement prohibiting staff from wearing ...

Stay at Home Students Attending ‘Zoom University’

David Bachofer, Volunteer Reporter

October 19, 2020

With universities shifting into online learning, students have adjusted to the idea of virtual classes. When schools initially shut down nationwide, online learning was brought to the table, and in March of 2020, Seattle University halted in-person classes as COVID-19 began to spread.  As the 2020 academic year approached, many universities opted fo...

University of Washington Grapples With Uptick in COVID-19

University of Washington Grapples With Uptick in COVID-19

October 19, 2020

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, the University of Washington (UW) has had a total of 613 positive cases as of Oct. 10. Only 61 of...

Cherry Street Market Tightens COVID-19 Regulations

Cherry Street Market Tightens COVID-19 Regulations

October 17, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Seattle University’s main eatery has redesigned its layout to allow for social distancing....

Nursing Internships/Clinicals Impacted by COVID-19

Ashley Hagar, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation found themselves moving to full remote learning. New campus life meant that students were no longer allowed to go to sporting events, have limited in-person social life, or even have the opportunity to go back onto campus. During the pandemic, Seattle University created a plan which allows stu...

Seattle Students Face Uneasy Climate Moving Into Politically Volatile Season

Andru Zodrow, News Editor

October 16, 2020

Seattle law enforcement and private security organizations are facing a fall season likely to include additional political demonstrations moving into the November election. Alleged police misconduct during summer protests have created concerns about the safety of youth and young adults when demonstrating, and created a wider conversation about raci...

Students Adjust to Life on Campus during COVID-19

Michaela Moore, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2020

Living on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic has changed many ways students interact with one another in the dorms. With limited ability to contact one another, the residence halls are not as lively as they once were.  This time last year, students were playing Super Smash Bros. at the fish bowl inside of Campion, they were baking cookies in the Be...

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